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Avaya's Patti Moran Named to 2015 CRN Women of the Channel Power 100 for Fourth Consecutive Year


Avaya announced that Patti Moran, senior director of Worldwide Channel Development and Activation, has been named to the 2015 CRN® Women of the Channel for the fourth consecutive year.

Santa Clara, Calif. -- June 8, 2015 – Avaya, today announced that Patti Moran, senior director of Worldwide Channel Development and Activation, has been named to The Channel Company’s prestigious 2015 CRN® Women of the Channel for the fourth consecutive year, and has been recognized as one of this year’s Power 100. 


The annual list honors outstanding female executives across vendor channel organizations prominently involved in the IT channel ecosystem for their achievements and the far-reaching impact they are having on the technology industry going forward. 


This year’s Women of the Channel were carefully reviewed and selected by the editors of CRN based on their accomplishments and the influence they wield over the technology channel. The Power 100 spotlights an elite subset of Women of the Channel honorees whose insight and influence in their respective companies help drive channel success.


Among her accomplishments over the past year, Patti increased channel coverage by applying business intelligence and strategic analysis as a means of prioritizing recruitment and development. A tireless advocate for improving the marketing skills and capabilities of channel partners, Patti’s has enabled them to increase demand, consideration and close rates through hundreds of free, customizable assets, turnkey campaigns and demo programs, ultimately driving millions of dollars of opportunities for channel partners.  


“We applaud the exceptional contributions of the honorees in this year’s Women of the Channel Power 100. These executives have made a lasting mark on the industry by helping to shape the channel’s future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We are privileged to celebrate their far-reaching influence, innovation and commitment to the IT channel community.” 


“Patti’s strength, passion and insights for methodically educating and equipping channel partners with the tools and capabilities to help drive their success are a key asset to Avaya. We are extremely fortunate to have her on our side and congratulate Patti on this remarkable achievement,” said Richard Steranka, vice president, Worldwide Channel Organization, Avaya.


The Women of the Channel will be featured in the June issue of CRN, and online at


About Avaya

Avaya is a leading provider of solutions that enable customer and team engagement across multiple channels and devices for better customer experience, increased productivity and enhanced financial performance. Its world-class contact center and unified communications technologies and services are available in a wide variety of flexible on-premises and cloud deployment options that seamlessly integrate with non-Avaya applications. The Avaya Engagement Environment enables third parties to create and customize business applications for competitive advantage.  Avaya’s fabric-based networking solutions help simplify and accelerate the deployment of business critical applications and services.  For more information please visit


About The Channel Company 

The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange® Events, IPED® and SharedVue®, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at




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